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  • A few updates: 1. Last night we had a rescue for two lost snowboarders on Cypress. They were located in the Montezambert Creek area and we were out by about 1am. Avalanche conditions were detiorating and the last part of the post will speak to this. 2. Update – Man dies after Mt. Harvey Rescue […]

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  • Submitted by Tim Jones NSR SAR MGR- Field Recovery Leader North Shore Rescue was tasked by The RCMP and BC Coroners Service Aug 19th to recovery the body of a young pilot from the wreckage of a light plane that had crashed into rugged terrain north of the top of the Indian Arm. Three survivors […]

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  • For members who were not on the team in 1996, we had a hardcore rescue just above the Elsay Lake Trail (above Gopher Lake). A young boy scout named Phillp Gander fell almost 1000 feet down the gully system between 1st and 2nd Peak on Seymour. He was an unconscious head injured patient who was […]

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  • Hiking accident prompts warnings on SeymourKelly Sinoski, Vancouver Sun Published: Monday, July 02, 2007 North Shore rescue officials are warning hikers to be properly equipped when scaling the snow-laden Mount Seymour this summer after a 17-year-old Ontario youth slid into a crevasse over the long weekend and had to be air-lifted off the mountain. The […]

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  • NSR Assists with Rescue in Ladysmith this week. Unfortunately the Gov’t Cormorant Helicopters have a massive downwash that makes mountain rescues somewhat treacherous. The smaller A-Star Choppers from the commercial operation Talon Helicopters work very well in these conditions. Here is an article covering the event. Two rescued from Holland Creek TrailBy Rebecca Aldous3:56:29PM, Jun […]

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